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Application Period

Applications for this grant program are currently closed.

Please check back Wednesday, January 26th for access to the 2022-23 Advancement Grant guidelines and application.You may preview the guidelines from the prior grant cycle below.


Application Workshop

We are offering online application workshops for school districts interested in applying. Join us to learn about the 2022-23 guidelines, hear tips for submitting a strong request, and have your questions answered by Arts and Culture staff. If you are interested in receiving one-on-one support, join us for office hours following the workshops. Please note that both workshops will cover the same material.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Webinar: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Virtual Office Hours: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Webinar: 10:00am – noon
Virtual Office Hours: noon – 2:00pm


School District Arts Plan Tune-Up

Are you looking to kickstart your Advancement Grant planning? Work with Arts Ed Collective Coaches at this virtual workshop to revitalize your school district Arts Education Plan. This workshop serves as a great strategy session for identifying your district's top funding priorities for Advancement Grant applications. Whether you’re in the midst of implementing a current plan or have an out-of-date plan, this workshop is for you! This convening will give you a chance to collaborate with Arts Ed Collective Coaches, who will provide the tools for thinking strategically about your arts education plan.

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Webinar: 1:30pm – 3:30pm



If you have additional questions or would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Arts and Culture staff, please contact Program Manager, Keelia Postlethwaite Stinnett.